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Hiroshima Chapel – Naka-Ku, Japan

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Building: Hiroshima Chapel
Locations: Naka-Ku, Japan
Architect: Nikken Sekkei
Wood Panel Design: Jotaro Saito
Lighting: Style Ma’tec
Constructor: Takashimaya Space Create Co., Ltd.
Construction: 2014

AE Interests: wood lattice, self-supporting, sunlight, interior design, nature

Articles: [1]

Written by Corey Barker

October 30, 2019 at 12:04 pm

Posted in Built

YKK80 – Chiyoda-Ku, Japan

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Building: YKK80
Locations: Chiyoda-Ku, Japan
Architect: Nikken Sekkei
Civil/Structural Engineer: Kimiaki Harada
General Contractors: Kajima Corporation, Toda Corporation, and Daiwa House Industry Corporation, Ltd.
Mechanical/Electrical: So Takizawa, Sin Horikawa, Kitaro Mizuide
Construction: 2015

AE Interests: aluminum screen facade, shading, radiant heating, energy, office space

Articles: [1]

Written by Corey Barker

October 30, 2019 at 12:04 pm

Posted in Built

Tokyu Plaza Ginza – Chuo, Japan

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Building: Tokyu Plaza Ginza
Locations: Chuo, Japan
Architect: Nikken Sekkei
Civil/Structural Engineers: Yuji Yamano + Satoru Ueno & Nikken Sekkei
Mechanical/Electrical: Kosuke Sato + Koichiro Hara & Nikken Sekkei
Construction: 2016
General Contractors: Infix Design Inc., Nikken Sekkei

AE Interests: Vessel of light, glass facade, reflection, commercial, urban integration

Articles: [1]

Written by Corey Barker

October 30, 2019 at 12:04 pm

Posted in Built